New Data: U.S. E-Book Revenues up 117% in 2011

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According to data from the Association of American Publishers released today, e-book revenue at U.S. publishing houses (excluding religious) was up 117.3% in 2011.

E-book sales represented nearly 20% of all book publishing revenues in 2011.

 

Dec 2011 Dec 2010 Percent change
Total Trade $545.1M $561.3M -2.9%
Adult Hardcover $130.3M $147.7M -11.8%
Adult Paperback $112.4M $127.6M -11.9%
E-Books (excludes Religious) $85.0M $49.4M +72.1%
Children’s/YA Hardcover $67.1M $59.7M +12.3%
All Religious (all formats) $52.4M $50.8M +3.1%
Adult Mass Market $33.8M $57.1M -40.9%
Downloaded Audiobooks $10.2M $8.7M +17.4%

 

YTD 2011 YTD 2010 Percent change
Total Trade $5859.7M $6109.7 -4.1%
Adult Hardcover $1293.2M $1567.7M -17.5%
Adult Paperback $1165.6M $1380.9M -15.6%
E-Books (excludes Religious) $969.9M $446.3M +117.3%
Children’s/YA Hardcover $661.9M $694.7M -4.7%
All Religious (all formats) $645.1M $594.9M +8.4%
Adult Mass Market $431.5M $673.6M -35.9%
Downloaded Audiobooks $98.8M $78.7M +25.5%

Source: AAP

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